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Volleyball team splits on the road

Monday, September 30, 2013
Golden Eagles defeat Central Wyoming, lose to Western Wyoming.
The Laramie County Community College volleyball team was in action Friday night in Riverton, Wyo., where they took on Central Wyoming College. Coming in 9-11 on the year and 1-1 in region play, the Golden Eagles were looking to get above .500 in the region and did so with a 3-0 sweep.

Golden Eagles took the first set 25-20 and never slowed down, taking the second set 25-22. Continuing to apply the pressure, the Golden Eagles did not let the Rustlers get settled in, taking the third set 28-26.

Kimber Payne lead the way for the Golden Eagles with 14 kills, while Rory McCloy had 36 assists. As a whole, the Golden Eagles had a total of 44 kills and improved to 10-11 on the year and 2-1 in Region IX North.

Golden Eagles fall to No. 7 Western Wyoming
Coming off the sweep of the Rustlers from Central Wyoming, the Golden Eagles had to get focused once again as they squared off with No. 7 Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs the following day.
This proved a tougher match-up for the Golden Eagles, and Western Wyoming took this match in three sets – 25-14, 25-19 and 29-27.

Ambre Desaulnay led the Golden Eagles in kills with 9 as Rory McCloy had 18 assists. Up front as a team, the Golden Eagles recorded 3 solo blocks with 5 block assists.

With the loss, the Golden Eagles drop to 9-11 on the year and 2-2 in Region IX North. The Golden Eagles are currently sitting third in the standings of the North region. Up next, the Golden Eagles head to Colorado Springs, Colo., for a match with Air Force Prep on Oct. 1.

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